To mark International Women’s Day, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced today an investment of $650 million over three years in funding for sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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Statistics Canada has released today "Women and paid work," a chapter of Women in Canada: A Gender-based Statistical Report. Primarily using data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), and focusing on people aged 25 to 54, this chapter provides a comprehensive overview of women's labour market experiences in comparison to those of men, and explores how they have evolved over time.
The City of Toronto offers free and affordable activities for Monday, March 13 to Friday, March 17, the March Break for elementary and high school students in the City of Toronto.
There are more than 2,000 summer jobs and full-time internships available to young people in over 200 Ontario communities aimed to help students develop important skills, gain meaningful experience and learn more about a career in natural resource management.
Ontario is lowering electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers as part of a significant system restructuring that aims to address long-standing policy challenges and ensure greater fairness.
Starting Wednesday, about 30,000 teenagers at the Toronto's Catholic school board's 32 high schools can use a smartphone app to report bullying, cyberbullying, threats, concerns about a classmate's self-harming behaviour or other safety issues. There is no requirement for them to identify themselves.
Durham Region has rolled out the country's first online system to fill social housing vacancies. It was developed for people on the rent-geared-to-income wait list. It aims to give applicants more control over when and where they want to move, because they can apply for multiple properties whenever they are ready.
Ontario is investing in programs that help people who are living on low incomes access resources to improve their financial security.
Following community meetings held across the province in 2016, Michael Coteau, Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, today released A Better Way Forward: Ontario's 3-Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan. The plan is part of government's aim to fight systemic racism and create fair and equitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous and other racialized people.